We provide funding for individual children with health-related needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted.

Cerner Charitable Foundation provides individual medical grants that cover a wide variety of clinical, equipment, travel & lodging, and vehicle modification costs related to children’s healthcare needs.

Expenses Covered

Note: These lists are broad examples and not a definitive list, reach out if you have specific questions or needs about what is covered.

Travel and Lodging

✔ Covered

  • Lodging (only if related to child’s care)
  • Gas, parking and transportation related to a child’s care

✘ Not Covered

  • Vehicle repairs
  • Travel outside of North America

Clinical and Equipment

✔ Covered

  • Clinical procedures, medicine, therapy, evaluations, service dogs, etc.
  • Wheelchairs, assistive technology equipment, prostheses, care devices, hearing aids, etc.

✘ Not Covered

  • Alternative or experimental treatments and therapies where there is controversy in the medical community
  • Requests for debt reduction or past medical bills, copays or deductibles
  • Requests for research funding
  • Therapy dogs
  • Home modification projects

Vehicle Modifications

✔ Covered

  • Lifts
  • Ramps
  • Transfer boards

✘ Not Covered

  • Wheelchair-accessible van purchases
  • Address: 2800 Rock Creek Parkway
  • City: North Kansas City
  • State: MO
  • Zip: 64117
  • Email: cernercharitablefoundation@cerner.com
  • Phone: 816-201-1569
  • Web site: https://www.cernercharitablefoundation.org/request-funding/